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Fortean Times #384 (Oct 2019)

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Contents

  • 24 The Somerset Gimp Man
  • 30 Beatlemania and pop conspiracy theories
  • 38 Wonderful whiskers
  • 44 The Betty and Barney Hill abduction on film

Features

30 The Beatles and Pop Music Conpsiracy (cover story)
With the release of Abbey Road in 1969, rumours that Paul McCartney has died and been replaced with a double started to spread around the world. Dean Ballinger follows the long and winding road of pop conspiracy theory back to its source.

38 The World's Longest Beards
Jan Bondeson presents some notes from the annals of pogonotrophical extremism.

44 The Hill Abduction on Screen
A new film based on the 1961 abduction of Betty and Barney Hill, asks what it means to be an alien in America. Nigel Watson explores the relationiship between the Hill case and the representatioin of alien encounters in cinema and television.

Reports

26 Megalithomania 2019 - Stoners' Glastonbury gathering Rob Irving

48 Strange Statesmen - UFOs: Undifferentiated Fascist Objects SD Tucker

58 Building a Fortean Library - Beyond the Light Barrier The Hierophant's Apprentice


Forum

55 Keeping a lid on the V-2 by Andrew May

56 Hun-indentified flying objects by Taras Young

Strange Days

A digest of the worldwide weird, including: seagull siege, polio panics, womb raiders, Epstein conspiracy theories and more...

  • 12 Fortean Follow-ups
  • 15 Science
  • 16 Archaeology
  • 17 Classical Corner
  • 18 Ghostwatch
  • 28 The UFO Files

Regulars

  • 02 Editorial
  • 61 Reviews
  • 73 Letters
  • 78 Reader Info
  • 79 Phenomenomix
  • 80 Strange Deaths



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